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What is hyperthyroid?

What is hyperthyroid?

Too much thyroid!: Higher than normal thyroid levels in the blood. Condition will suppress tsh, which is easily measured. Too much can cause tachycardia, fine thinning hair, osteoporosis if untreated. This condition requires a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroid?

What is hyperthyroid?

Common disorder: Which is easily diagnosed and can be treated with either radioiodine or anti-thyroid drugs. See the american thyroid assoc. Website or check lay info at aace. Com (american assoc. Of clinical endocrinologists) for more info. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hyperthyroid?

What is the definition or description of: hyperthyroid?

Hormone elevation: Hyperthyroidism is abnormally elevated levels of thyroid hormone. This may cause symptoms of high heart rate, palpitations, sweats, tremors, diarrhea, and heat intolerance. ...Read more

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What can I do when I suffer from hyperthyroid symptoms?

What can I do when I suffer from hyperthyroid symptoms?

Hyperthyroid: Many people feel anxious, warm, and clammy and think they have an overactive thyroid. The blood tests will decide whether or not your thyroid is abnormal and if it is there will be treatment for you. ...Read more

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What exercise best to do and to avoid if I have hyperthyroid?

What exercise best to do and to avoid if I have hyperthyroid?

No restrictions: As long as the hyperthyroidism is treated and under control, you can exercise just like anybody else. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be hyperthyroid without having any symptom?

Is it possible to be hyperthyroid without having any symptom?

Yes: This is very possible, especially in the elderly patients. The definitive way to know is thru lab testings. ...Read more

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What are the chances that my child will get hyperthyroid like I am?

What are the chances that my child will get hyperthyroid like I am?

Higher risk: In general, when there is autoimmune thyroid disease in the family, the risk to family members is higher than that of the general population. However, if you have grave's disease, that doesn't mean your child will get it even if thyroid disease develops. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is also seen within families who have someone affected with grave's disease. ...Read more

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What happens if you have hyperthyroid why do you stop losing the weight?

What happens if you have hyperthyroid why do you stop losing the weight?

Hyperthyroid: Yes, weight loss is very common in folks with over-active thyroid glands. That is usually treated with anti-thyroid medication or radioactive iodine. When you thyroid glands are under control you will stop losing weight.
Your anti-thyroid treatment may result in a period of under-active thyroid. Your doctor should be checking up on this early after initial treatment and at longer intervals. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you have hyperthyroid why do you stop losing the weight?

Because your body..: Is a complex, organic, and living system of checks and balances. Similarly if you ate an extra candy snack daily for 1 year - your weight will not increase with 1:1 with every extra calorie. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause excessive weigt gain if you were hyperthyroid?

Is there anything that can cause excessive weigt gain if you were hyperthyroid?

Mild hyperthyroidism: Not everyone w/ hyperthyroidism loses weight. Given high enough thyroid hormone levels, everyone will lose weight, but most cases are mild-moderate. Too much thyroid can lead to increased appetite and less impulse control and increased calories eaten. If the increased calories eaten is more than increased calories burned by a revved-up metabolism, a person gains weight! ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroid. I take my meds in 4weeks now, but I still hv a big appetite. Need advise to control it.

I have hyperthyroid. I take my meds in 4weeks now, but I still hv a big appetite. Need advise to control it.

Hyperthyroid: After 4 weeks, you should be starting to feel better, although the full effects of antithyroid meds may take longer. Is 'big appetite' your only symptom? You don't say what meds and what dose. You may need to be on a higher dose, or need an adjustment. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello I've just found out that I have hyperthyroid. I'm really struggling with this it has taking over my everyday life. How do I feel better?

See your doctor: To control hyperthyroidism, you will need help. Usually hyperthyroid patients are given radioactive iodine to destroy part of their thyroid and bring their levels down. If you can't for some reason, there are medications both to temporarily lower thyroid levels and to help with the side effects of high thyroid levels. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hyperthyroid?

Yes depending: There are also some natural approaches that can be of benefit, but what exactly they are will depend on what exactly is wrong with your thyroid. ...Read more

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Garmets make my skin itch, have hyperthyroid?

Garmets make my skin itch, have hyperthyroid?

Patch testing: You might want to see a dermatologist who can do patch testing to see what you are allergic to. If you shower a lot and use soap all over instead of just on your private parts that may b the reason. Cream moisturizers are better than lotions. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroid patient recover. What food can help?

Can hyperthyroid patient recover. What food can help?

Depends on type: There is no evidence that any specific food will be helpful in treating hyperthyroidism. The first step in treatment is to determine the type of hyperthyroidism; once this is known the patient and physician can decide together whether the best approach is medications, radioactive iodine, surgery, or observation (if the process will resolve on its own). ...Read more

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Does hyperthyroid have anything to do with taste/smell?

Hyperthyroidism: Can affect every organ and process in your body - however it usually doesn't affect taste or smell. Get your hyperthyroidism corrected with either radioiodine or antithyroid drugs and see if your taste and smell improve. If not, it's due to something else. ...Read more

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Can I still do juicing on my diet since I have hyperthyroid?

Can I still do juicing on my diet since I have hyperthyroid?

Yes, but...: Juice is fine, but one should avoid excess amounts of juices that contain sugar (such as fruit juice). Too much sugar is not good for the body. ...Read more

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Hi what are symptoms of hyperthyroid in new borns how is treated?

Hi what are symptoms of hyperthyroid in new borns how is treated?

Medication therapy: In newborns, hyperthyroidism (also called graves disease) is usually from mother who has or has had graves disease herself. Graves disease in adults is an autoimmune disorder. Graves disease in pregnant woman // stillbirth, miscarriage, or premature birth. Symptoms fast heart rate, high bp, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, bulging eyes, difficulty breathing. Rx medications for overactive thyroid. ...Read more

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If someone is allergic to both hyperthyroid meds., what are any other options?

Surgery and RAI: The only other options are surgery and radioactive iodine. If you opt for surgery, find a surgeon that does minimally invasive surgery and has a lot of experience with thyroid surgery. ...Read more

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My hairs are falling due to hyperthyroid, wil they regrow? If not naturally than can with medication?

Treat the thyroid: Hyperthyhroidism, overactive thyroid gland, can cause hair loss. The most important issue is getting appropriate therapy. There is a good chance that once your thyroid condition is stabilize your hair growth will return to normal. There are medications that may help, finasteride, minoxidil. You must discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What dangers are there for someone with hyperthyroid doing cocaine my little brother is doing it I don't know where else to go?

What dangers are there for someone with hyperthyroid doing cocaine my little brother is doing it I don't know where else to go?

Dope and Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism has not relationship to cocaine addiction. They are unrelated. He needs help for the obvious reasons injurious to his health and psyche.
Sorry to be of no help. You are not alone. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can hyperthyroid go (i'm already pretty anorexic looking from this now) before there is major or unreversable damage if any occurs?

How long can hyperthyroid go (i'm already pretty anorexic looking from this now) before there is major or unreversable damage if any occurs?

Huperthyroid no Rx: If you have hyperthyroidism and have had no treatment then you are playing with fire and it is bad for you. Not only you will loose weight, but you may get tachcardia and other arrythmia in your heart. It is not a good idea not to get treated. Itcan be treated with drugs or radioactive iodine therapy. You should not fool around with this condition as you are already loosing weight. ...Read more

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